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Old 01-18-2012, 07:51 PM   #1
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Here is the gun that inspired me. My Sig P220 with factory nickel accents.




I decide to make an AR to match my 220 and I sent off these parts to get plated (mat finish)




And the end result







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Different but kinda cool.



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that is d**n sexy!!

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Here is the gun that inspired me. My Sig P220 with factory nickel accents.

I decide to make an AR to match my 220 and I sent off these parts to get plated (mat finish)

And the end result
That's really nice, man. I'm surprised we don't see more of this kind of customization.

Great job.
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It's like pure, raw, sweaty passion. Right now, my vote for favorite set up goes straight to your pair.

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i would almost be scared to dirty them.

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Thanks!

I do shoot them and both shoot very well.

The AR is a Piston upper on a Rock River lower.
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That is freakin beautiful! The AR looks much less "dainty".

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The hand guard reminds me of a stumpy fal.


I do like the way you're rockin it. AR Equinox. very nice.

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Looks nice, a different and cool twist on the original. I like it



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